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Germanwings Pilot's Last Words: ''Open the damn door!''

As he was desperately trying to enter the cockpit of the crashed Germanwings plane, captain Patrick Sondenheimer shouted,'' Open the damn door!''

Society » Incidents | 54 minutes ago | Viewed: 119

Tsvetan Vasilev Blames KTB Crisis on Politicians

Tsvetan Vaslilev, majority owner of collapsed Corporate Commercial Bank, has said the crisis at the bank has been orchestrated by politicians.

Society | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 14:42 | Viewed: 600

Earthquake Jolts Romania’s Vrancea, Tremor Felt in Bulgaria’s Ruse

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale has been registered in Romania’s Vrancea region early on Sunday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.

Society » Incidents | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 12:18 | Viewed: 775

Bulgaria, World Prepare to Switch Off for Earth Hour

Bulgarians and people around the world are preparing to observe the global initiative Earth Hour by switching off their lights for one hour on Saturday.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 15:57 | Viewed: 764

Bulgaria Switches to Daylight Saving Time on Sunday

Clocks in Bulgaria will go one hour forward on Sunday, as Bulgaria is switching to daylight saving time.

Society | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 15:35 | Viewed: 606

Bulgaria’s Vidin Terminates Waste Collection, Disposal Contract with Concessionaire

Bulgaria’s northwestern municipality of Vidin has terminated the waste collection and disposal services contract with Titan AS, according to Dobromir Dilov, interim Mayor.

Society | March 27, 2015, Friday // 18:01 | Viewed: 677

Liberian-Registered Ship Impounded at Varna Port After Unpaid Debt

The vessel with 14 Ukrainian sailors on board, currently anchored at the Varna port, ASIAN DREAM has issued state of emergency.

Society » Incidents | March 27, 2015, Friday // 13:46 | Viewed: 757

Red Hot Chilli Pipers Greet Bulgarian Audience Prior to May Performance

The Scottish band Red Hot Chilli Pipers that is expected to arrive for a first-time performance in Bulgaria at the opening of the 20th annual Salon of Arts at the Sofia National Palace of Culture sent a video greeting to their fans.

Society » Culture | March 27, 2015, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 850

Nineteen People Injured After Explosion in New York City's East Village

According to the latest available information, 19 people were injured during the explosion in an apartment building in Manhattan, New York on Thursday evening.

Society » Incidents | March 27, 2015, Friday // 09:38 | Viewed: 845

Intensive Rain Expected Across Bulgaria

Heavy rains are expected across all of Bulgaria on Friday.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2015, Friday // 07:35 | Viewed: 1065

Bulgaria's Pazardzhik Declares Partial State of Emergency

The district governor of Bulgaria's Pazardzhik declared a partial state of emergency on Thursday due to burst dikes.

Society » Incidents | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 20:36 | Viewed: 1061

Bird Flu Caused Death of Pelicans in Bulgaria's Srebarna Reserve

Bird flu was identified as the cause of death of the 21 pelicans, which were found dead in Bulgaria's Srebarna nature reserve on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1158

Unusual Subway Map Amuses Online Community

The subway in Bulgaria's capital Sofia recently started giving bilingual audio directions - in both Bulgarian and English.

Society | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1327

Chile Floods Leave 200 Bulgarians Stranded

About 200 Bulgarians assisting in the construction of a photovoltaic power system are currently affected by the torrential rains hitting Chile in the last few days.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 860

One Germanwings Pilot 'Left Cockpit' before French Alps Crash

One of the pilots got out of the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus A320 and could not get back in, the New York Times quotes a "senior military official" as saying.

Society » Incidents | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 07:33 | Viewed: 1130

French Investigators Recover Cockpit Voice Recordings of Crashed Germanwings  Plane

France’s BEA (Bureau of Investigations and Analyses) said it has successfully extracted recordings from the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 19:40 | Viewed: 976

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ampoule Containing Holy Relic

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered an ampoule containing ashes from the grave of St. John the Apostle on the Foros peninsula near the city of Burgas.

Society » Archaeology | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1848

Bulgaria Top Judicial Body Accepts Resignation of Sofia City Court Deputy Chair

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) has accepted the resignation of Bogdana Zhelyavska, Deputy Chair of the Sofia City Court, dnevnik.bg reported.

Society | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 606

No Bulgarians Were Aboard Crashed Germanwings Plane – French MFA

According to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, no Bulgarian citizens were featured on the list of passengers, who were on board of the Germanwings plane, which crashed on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 677

New High-Tech Theater Performance Premieres in Bulgaria

Director of the National palace of Culture Miroslav Borshosh and director Yavor Gurdev presented their newest project Quartet: Dangerous Liasions Until the End of the World, based on the play by Heiner Muller.

Society » Culture | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 988

Sofia City Court Deputy Chair Resigns

Bogdana Zhelyavska, Deputy Chair of the Sofia City Court, has resigned.

Society | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 463